Niagara Peninsula Chardonnay

Norman Hardie

Pronunciation
Char-do-nay
Year
Current
Type
White
Winery
Norman Hardie
Region
Canada
Oenologist
Norman Hardie, Ben Simmons

Overview

Norman Hardie contracts two extraordinary growers in the St.David’s Bench area of the Niagara Peninsula . Although the soil type is somewhat similar to his sites in Prince Edward County , there is less limestone in the Niagara soil. However, the Niagara Chardonnay still has a distinct minerality, but greater impressions of fruit and softness.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
100% Chardonnay
Vinification
Grapes are pressed and fermented in temp-controlled in stainless steel tanks. Lees are gently stirred.
Aging
Mixture of french oak barrels. Variety of coopers and toasting levels.
Alcohol
11.9%
| Appearance
Light gold
| Aroma
Toast, pear, lees, citrus and a distinct mineral tone
| Taste
Round, soft, and elegant, with citrus, brioche, mineral, and apple
| Serving Suggestions
Chicken, crab, hard cheeses

Niagara Peninsula Chardonnay

Suggested Retail:
$38.00
CSPC#:
740110
Available Sizes:
750ml